Sayuri, a "sanketsu-girl," who will sing Lycoris Recoil's final theme song "Hana no To" this season, has been diagnosed with glaucoma, which the CDC, the United States' national public health organization, describes as "a group of illnesses that affect the eye's optic nerve and can result in vision loss and even blindness."
The 26-year-old singer said on September 17 that her severe nearsighted disorder forced her to always wear contact lenses, which resulted in keratitis, inflammation, or cornea infection. After a thorough examination at an ophthalmology clinic, it emerged that she has glaucoma.
"[Glaucoma] was discovered early, so putting in eye drops properly leaves me little chance of going blind," but she admits it embarrassing her a bit as she is still in her 20s.
"Anyone may get glaucoma, but certain groups are at a higher danger," the CDC warns. "African Americans over age 40, all people over age 60, people with a family history of glaucoma, and diabetics."
The non-credit ending sequence with Lycoris Recoil's song "Hana no To" has attracted more than 2 million views as of the time of writing:
Sayuri, a 26-year-old singer from Sanketsu, was born on June 7, 1996. In August 2015, she released her first CD single "Mikazuki," which was re-branded as the ending theme song for the anime Ranpo Kitan: Game of Laplace. She also released her second album for the first time in five years, "Sanketsu Shojo," which includes songs such as Lycoris Recoil's ending theme song "Hana no To," and My
Lycoris Recoil, an original anime directed by Asaura known for his battles-over-bento-boxes light novel Ben-To, is being produced by Studio A-1 Pictures. Shingo Adachi, who is known as the chief animation director in the Sword Art Online series, is the series' lead illustrator.
The official website for the anime is available in both English and Japanese and describes the series as:“LycoReco” is a coffee shop located in downtown Tokyo that offers a traditional Japanese twist, as well as pick-ups and drop-offs on lonely streets during the night, to zombies and gigantic monster extermination...? We will take care of your every need!